Through our work we have been constantly amazed at the incredible things people in every neighborhood are working on. What’s even more exciting is that they all have different stories, backgrounds, strengths and weaknesses. That there isn’t a single formula for success means that everyone can take their unique set of strengths and characteristics and turn it into a success story. We recently reached out to some folks we admire and asked them what characteristics they feel are responsible for their success.

Troy Davis | Custom painter, pinstriper

We are uncompromising – we insist on creating custom paint work that is truly flawless or it doesn’t leave our shop. We believe “there’s the right way and then there’s all the garbage that falls short of meeting that standard.” Read more>>

Crissy Conner | The Visibility Queen

The most important factor behind my success would have to be getting uncomfortable. Everything that has held me back from success I was afraid to do, or I was too in love with my comfort zone. I decided after getting over my fear of video that uncomfortable actions will only bring me growth. Once I got over myself, and chose playing big over small, I’ve never regretted it. Read more>>

Adeel Zaman | CTO and Co-Founder at DOZR

The most important factor behind the success of DOZR is that we are passionate about thinking big and solving complex problems. Being fearless in problem solving has allowed our team to think outside the box and take on tough challenges. Read more>>

Davia Dwyer | General Registered Nurse& CEO of DEE’S NATURAL BEAUTY BAR

DEE’S NATURAL BEAUTY BAR was created to help treat persons who have skin issues as well for relaxation. The owner had diagnose with more than autoimmune diseases which caused her not able to use synthetic beauty products. This was a another way of her treat herself and making a way for others. Read more>>

Janie Micek | Interior Architectural Designer

I know it sounds cliché but INTEGRITY is the single most important factor behind our success. We show up when we say we will. We are accessible to clients, contractors and vendors. By that, I mean, we pick up the phone when you call, we return calls and emails. Read more>>

Rachel Kahn | Rachel Kahn | Permanent Makeup Artist

I’ve worked in both the sales and beauty industry in some capacity throughout my life. Having experience in both fields really groomed me for the business and brand I created. Along with confidence in myself thanks to my prior endeavors and support from my loved ones, I can honestly say timing is the most important factor behind my success. Read more>>

Cory Cowley | Extreme Horror Artist

The most important factor behind C.D.C. Works and my art, is the sheer realism of what it entails. I’m not going to water down who I am as artist or person. Yeah, it is some touchy subjects I traverse, but the primary reason I decided to do what I do is because it’s uniquely its own. Read more>>

Carol Tasker | Intuitive Artist

Ah, a great question that gets to the very heart of why I paint. Simply stated, it’s all about love for family and animals which are the most essential thing in my world. I also have a brave heart and refuse to give up which is one of my driving forces. Read more>>

Roxanne Francis | Founder & CEO, Francis Psychotherapy & Consulting

The most important factor behind the success of my business/brand is knowing the limits of what I’m able to do and knowing when to ask for help. There are multiple areas of business that I do not know the answers to, but in asking for help, asking for referrals to people who can help, I have been able to reach out to and connect with amazing people who shine in their own zone of genius. Read more>>

Whereisdavinci | Music Producer, Graphic/Motion Designer & Visionary

The main factors behind the new recognition of my works is first God and also the grit, passion, and attention to detail put into everything I do. Read more>>

Danielle Cardona | Pop Recording Artist

the most important factor behind what I create is authenticity. My music is an extension of myself, and my way of connecting with people. I have many collaborators, and welcome fresh ideas when creating, but anything I create has to come from a place of connecting, and feel like “me” as opposed to just making something that will “sell.” Read more>>

Kenya Moore | CEO

Humble beginnings and The Golden Rule. I am remain respectful, courteous, helpful and always carry an attitude of gratitude with my customers. Read more>>

Jessica Alexandria | Professional Astrologer & Intuitive

Authenticity. I have always believed in sharing the whole truth with my clients so that they are never blindsided by the ups and downs of life, as I see it when I pull an astrology chart or share the messages I receive through my intuition. Read more>>

Chrissie Mollicone | Retail Operations Executive & Miami Dress for Success/Suited for Success Board President

Having a supportive family that wants me to thrive and pursue my passions! I also invest in my relationships, personally and professionally. This keeps me grounded, motivated, and highly engaged! Growing and winning together is the recipe for success! Read more>>